Conformational properties of flexible polymer chains in highly confined environments

Jorge, Sonia; Rey, Antonio
April 1997
Journal of Chemical Physics;4/1/1997, Vol. 106 Issue 13, p5720
Academic Journal
Describes a detailed study of the conformational properties of flexible polymer chains confined into rigid wall spherical cavities of different sizes, with dimensions comparable to those of the chains. Use of an off-lattice Monte Carlo algorithm to simulate the behavior of excluded-volume, freely jointed chains in a wide range of concentrations.


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